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CBS
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm PDT
and history. a bit farther south, president obama visited the place cesar chavez called home and is giving some long overdue recognition. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez attended the ceremony in keene, california. >> the president of the united states of america. >> reporter: president barack obama came to where cesar chavez lived and work chanting the old farm worker slogan of hope and perseverance. yes, it can be done and was done in place chavez named the peace. mr. obama announced the had national monument that he called long overdue. >> no one cared about the invisible farm workers who picked the nation's food. but cesar cared and in his own peaceful eloquent way he made over people care too. >> reporter: the celebration was attended by chavez's family members, schoolchildren and thousands of current and former farm workers. although obama wants to shore up votes and support from latinos in a tight presidential race he resisted making this a political speech. >> he came here to dedicate this to honor the man and the legacy that cesar chavez left us. >> reporter: although chavez was born in
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the monument of cesar chavez will be in keen where he lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. this trip will include another fund-raiser. >>> a father and son credit a working smoke alarm for helping them escape their burning home. vallejo fire crews say it looks like the fire started in the garage of the large three-story home on el camino real. the first -- it's a story by first brow -- brought you live. it erupted around 3:00 as the father and son were inside sleeping. >> two occupants were inside. the device got their attention and then about able to get -- and they were able to get out unharmed. >> firefighters were putting out hot spots and called out extra crews. they don't know how the fire started. >>> san francisco firefighters were busy putting out a fire at an empty warehouse on treasure island. construction crews were in the building when the fire began. what parked -- sparked it has not been determined. >>> the as will be at the coliseum. they are still righting the end -- writing the ending to the season. fo
FOX
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am PDT
will announce the establishment of a national monument to honor cesar chavez. shortly after he arrives intown, the -- in town, he will be holding a fund-raiser here at the intercontinental hotel and then following that, around 5:00, will be the dinner at the bill graham auder toial. this is expected to to bring in about $4 million while he's in town. alex savidge. >>> happening right now, republican presidential nominee mitt romney -- is just about to deliver a foreign policy speech. you are looking at a live picture from lexington, virginia. that's the governor of virginia speaking right now. >>> get rae yesterday -- get ready pay even more if you plan to fill up your car. the prices at the pump went up again overnight. but some relief may be underway. matt keller is in our newsroom with more on how top political leaders are stepping in to help. >> reporter: dianne feinstein has called for a federal investigation into the gas prices here in california because she doesn't think that the prices are related to spry and diamond. this is the second time in the last few months, senator feinstein h
FOX
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am PDT
plans to visit kern county next week to establish the cesar chavez monument. it will be located where chavez once lived. the president says the national monument would preserve chavez's legacy of giving a voice to workers. >>> :17 -- >>> 7:16. the "new york times" reports that the u.s. generals in afghanistan have all but given up hope that they can work out a deal. they are counting on the afghan government to work on an agreement once forces leave the area. the government of pakistan approves any peace deal. back here at home, according to a new report, the average american household is facing a $3500 tax increase if congress fails to avoid what's called a looming fiscal cliff. that's according to the tax policy center. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are due to take effect in january if congress doesn't work out a deal. but the congress reports that u.s. senators are working on a plan that would put off the increases and deal with the deficit program. lawmakers say no action will be taken until after november. >>> it is 8:18. vallejo's mayor thinks someone is trying to intimi
FOX
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
to announce the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument near bakersfield. he'll arrive in san francisco in the afternoon for a fund-raising concert with john legend, plus a $20,000 a plate dinner. 49ers quarterback alex smith is expected to attend. >>> still basking in the success of wednesday's presidential debate, republican nominee mitt romney is in the electoral-rich state of florida this weekend. he and his wife ann were greeted by a throng of supporters waving american flags in st. petersburg yesterday. he told the crowd that president obama failed to discuss his jobs initiative during the debate. >> he got a chance to explain his jobs program, how he'll create new jobs in america. did you hear what he to say? i didn't either. >> after that event, the romneys shook hands and posed for pictures with customers at a cuban restaurant in tampa, the same city where he accepted the republican presidential nomination. >>> well, activists had a little fun with mitt romney's big bird comment at the debate the other night. they staged a mock fight between mitt romney and big bird y
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